AU ABROAD

From Ngaiire to SAFIA, dozens of Australian artists on the first line-up for CMJ Music Marathon 2015 in New York City

CMJ Music Marathon, New York’s annual music showcase, has announced its initial line-up for 2015, with a range of performances featuring some 300 artists from Australia and the around the world. Australian acts featured include British India, singer-songwriter HOWQUA, Sydney’s NGAIIRE, SAFIA, METHYL ETHEL, The Bennies and more. Taking place in October, the 2015 installment of the CMJ Music Marathon marks the event's 35th year and will also see the likes of Catfish & The Bottlemen, Mercury Rev, Tobias Jesso Jr., Kamasi Washington, Glass Animals, Panda Bear, BØRNS and Perfect Pussy performing.

The Full List of Australians (So Far):
Allday
Andy Clockwise
Art of Sleeping
Avaberee
Ben Abraham
British India
Caitlin Harnett
Calan Mai
Client Liaison
Crooked Colours
Ernest Ellis
Feenixpawl DJs
Fraser A. Gorman
Friendships
Good Morning
Gordi
Harts
Hockey Dad
HOWQUA
Immigrant Union
Kingswood
Laura and Greg
Methyl Ethel
Michelle Xen
Money For Rope
Netsuke
Ngaiire
Northeast Party House
Oh Pep!
Owen Rabbit
Oxford & Co.
Pearls
Peoples Palace
Pierce Brothers
SAFIA
Selahphonic
Slum Socialable
Step-Panther
Sui Zhen
Sunbeam Sound Machine
The Aves
The Babe Rainbow
The Bennies
The Harpoons
The Jungle Giants
Them Bruins
Tigertown
Tuka

From October 13-17, 2015, the conference will be moving from its long term home at NYU, over to the West Side of Manhattan, taking over the Dream Downtown Hotel. A range of speakers have also been announced for the event. There well also be an Entertainment Business Law Seminar and of course College Day — a day programmed especially for college and non-commercial radio programmers. For more information about the line-up, as well as the conferences and speakers featured, check out CMJ’s website at: https://www.cmj.com/marathon/index.php